family life

Revamp your fireplace

We bought a big, wooden, electric fireplace from Costco a couple of years ago. After updating the living room decor last year, I decided that the fireplace could do with updating and lightening. So after Christmas, we headed off to the local hardware store to find some paint. I had read an article about Rust-oleum […]

Dealing with Mommy Guilt

We all get terrible mommy guilt at times. Even those of us that are generally quite hard! I seem to write similar posts intermittently, moaning about my mummy guilt! I work full-time – we couldn’t afford for me not to – so I am out at work, on a variety of different shifts ranging from 10am starts […]

Date night, Michael Mcintyre and 40 Parenting Truths!

Every few months we get to go out. Just the two of us. Mostly it is a planned event. Something we have bought tickets for years ago. We almost never do impromptu nights off. And this date night was no different. Last year – possibly for Fathers day – I had bought us tickets to go […]

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